Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

The construction activities for the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is progressing well.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction of the retaining walls at the TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area). The TRA will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage and will temporarily accommodate the households that … Continue reading Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TDR126/2020/2021: SUPPLY, MANUFACTURE AND INSTALLATION OF PREFABRICATED HOUSING UNITS FOR THE TEMPORARY RELOCATION AREA The Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction who is the appointed contractor that will construct the 250 TRA housing units, storage units and meeting facility took place on Wednesday 01 June 2022 on the TRA site at Kwanonqaba. Following the preparation of … Continue reading Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TRA Facility Construction update 1 June 2022

The construction work at the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) is progressing well. The groundwork for the platforms have mostly been completed and work on the retaining walls and the internal infrastructure has started. See a slideshow of the latest photos below and visit this site regularly for more updates.

Brandwacht – Section 24G Draft Environmental Impact Report

MOSSEL BAY UPGRADE OF INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME, BRANDWACHT SITE - NOTIFICATION OF THE AVAILABILITY OF THE SECTION 24G DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT Please find attached notification letter regarding the abovementioned project (the letter can be downloaded by clicking here). The Section 24G Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIR) is being made available … Continue reading Brandwacht – Section 24G Draft Environmental Impact Report

Construction Progress 18 May 2022

The Contractor, Entsha Henra (Pty) Ltd is currently busy with the construction of the services for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) and the delivery of the first containerised ablutions facilities has taken place on site.  Construction has also started in the Transand Camp Informal Settlement area. See the photos below illustrating the latest progress: Contractor's … Continue reading Construction Progress 18 May 2022

TRA Facility Construction Progress

Construction is progressing well at the TRA facility. The civil contractor (Entsha-Henra) is preparing the site by building platforms, making the access road, and installing the ablution blocks and water and sewer infrastructure required to accommodate the 250 TRA units that will be erected on the site.

Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

The construction activities for the first phase of the UISP is now truly underway.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction at the TRA facility and have already cleared the site and started with earth works.  The TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

The sourcing of local general labourers in Mossel Bay that can assist the contractor with construction activities of the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is handled by way of a “shake-shake” process.  The Strategic Service Department at the Mossel Bay Municipal is responsible to arrange the process called Shake-shake to employ local labourers. … Continue reading Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

An Informal Settlement Forum Meeting was held on 5 April 2022. All the BLCs of the informal settlement areas in KwanonQaba were invited.  The meeting was well represented by the members of most of the areas as well as Ward Councillors, Municipal Officials, the Implementing Agent (Zutari) as well as the contractor for phase 1 … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

Winner – 2021 IMESA/CESA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Mossel Bay UISP – Emergency Shared Basic Services received the award for the best Community upliftment and job creation project at the biennial IMESA/CESA excellence awards. The IMESA/CESA excellence awards are intended to recognise outstanding achievements in municipal infrastructure. Mr Carel Venter - Director:  Planning & Economic Development, Mossel Bay Municipality and Mr Lindilizwi … Continue reading Winner – 2021 IMESA/CESA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

The Mossel Bay Municipality and its Implementing Agent, Zutari attended a community meeting with a group of about eighty (80) disgruntled members of the Emfuleni community in the KwanonQaba Community Hall on Tuesday evening 21 September 2021. The community members have concerns regarding the recent household survey and verification process that was undertaken by the … Continue reading Emfuleni Community Engagement – 21 September 2021

Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Tenders are invited for the supply, manufacture and installation of prefabricated housing units and storage facilities as well as a meeting hall for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) of the Mossel Bay UISP Project. A set of tender documents can be obtained on the Mossel Bay Municipality’s website at https://www.mosselbay.gov.za/tenders-available  free of charge (follow the … Continue reading Tender TDR126.2020.2021 Mossel Bay UISP TRA construction of temporary housing units

Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. A compulsory site and information meeting was held … Continue reading Site Briefing Meeting for Tender TDR199/2020/2021: Construction of Civil Engineering Services for 680 Erven and Temporary Relocation Area (TRA): Phase 1

Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

Tenders were invited from Contractors with a CIDB grading of 7CE or higher for the construction of the first phase of the upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) consisting of 680 serviced erven as well as a temporary relocation area (TRA) within the Mossel Bay Municipal area. Ref No.TDR199/2020/2021 Closing Date:25/06/2021 MOSSEL BAY MUNICIPALITY INVITATION … Continue reading Tender for Construction of Civil Engineering Services – UISP Phase 1

The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

The South African Cities Network (SACN) was established in 2002 by the Minister for Provincial and Local Government, in collaboration with the mayors of South Africa's largest cities and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), as an independent Section 21 company with the mandate to: Promote good governance and management in South African cities;Analyse … Continue reading The Mossel Bay Upgrading of Informal Settlements (UISP) showcased on the South African Cities Network Good Hood Stories Initiative

Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

See the latest video of the Emergency Shared Basic Services project uploaded under the Project Overview - IBS page! "Once we secure access to clean water and to adequate sanitation facilities for all people, irrespective of the difference in their living conditions, a huge battle against all kinds of diseases will be won." Dr LEE … Continue reading Zutari video – Emergency Shared Basic Services

Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP) Posters in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa

Here is a resource provided by the Department of Human Settlements (Western Cape Government) Resource description: Double-sided infographic poster and roadmap providing clear and concise technical information on each of the four phases, funding streams and services provided via the Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP).  The objective is to empower and enable households to harness the … Continue reading Upgrading of Informal Settlement Programme (UISP) Posters in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa

Zutari on a successful UISP Imbizo held at Kwanonqaba Community Hall, Mossel Bay

The main purpose of the Imbizo held on the 28th of November 2020, included presentations from the Department of Human Settlement of the Western Cape, the Mossel Bay Municipality, DAG, Zutari and the Informal Settlement Executive Task Team, representatives. The goal of the Imbizo was to offer critical information to the stakeholder and beneficiaries of … Continue reading Zutari on a successful UISP Imbizo held at Kwanonqaba Community Hall, Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay informal settlement upgrading | SAICE 2020 winner | Zutari

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6739864269061410817 "Once we secure access to clean water and to adequate sanitation facilities for all people, irrespective of the difference in their living conditions, a huge battle against all kinds of diseases will be won." ~ Dr LEE Jong-Wook (former Director-General, WHO) #CoCreate #Impact #Engineered #SDGs